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2017 Golden Globes Winners

By  · Published on January 9th, 2017

Follow along as we update the list through the night!

Whether you’re watching the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards or not, we’ve got all the winners listed as they happen below. We invite you to check out our last-minute predictions here and follow along as we live-tweet the ceremony here.


Best Motion Picture – Drama

Nominees: Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Lion, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight

Winner: Moonlight

Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy

Nominees: 20th Century Women, Deadpool, Florence Foster Jenkins, La La Land, Sing Street

Winner: La La Land

Best Actress – Drama

Nominees: Amy Adams (Arrival), Jessica Chastain (Miss Sloane), Isabelle Huppert (Elle), Ruth Negga (Loving), Natalie Portman (Jackie)

Winner: Isabelle Huppert

Best Actor – Drama

Nominees: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea), Joel Edgerton (Loving), Andrew Garfield (Hacksaw Ridge), Viggo Mortensen (Captain Fantastic), Denzel Washington (Fences)

Winner: Casey Affleck

Best Actress – Musical or Comedy

Nominees: Annette Bening (20th Century Women), Lily Collins (Rules Don’t Apply), Hailee Steinfeld (The Edge of Seventeen), Emma Stone (La La Land), Meryl Streep (Florence Foster Jenkins)

Winner: Emma Stone

Best Actor – Musical or Comedy

Nominees: Colin Farrell (The Lobster), Ryan Gosling (La La Land), Hugh Grant (Florence Foster Jenkins), Jonah Hill (War Dogs), Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool)

Winner: Ryan Gosling

Best Supporting Actress

Nominees: Viola Davis (Fences), Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Nicole Kidman (Lion), Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures), Michelle Williams (Manchester by the Sea)

Winner: Viola Davis

Best Supporting Actor

Nominees: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight), Jeff Bridges (Hell or High Water), Simon Helberg (Florence Foster Jenkins), Dev Patel (Lion), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Nocturnal Animals)

Winner: Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Best Director

Nominees: Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Tom Ford (Nocturnal Animals), Mel Gibson (Hacksaw Ridge), Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea)

Winner: Damien Chazelle

Best Screenplay

Nominees: Hell or High Water, La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Moonlight, Nocturnal Animals

Winner: La La Land

Best Animated Film

Nominees: Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana, My Life as a Zuchini, SingZootopia

Winner: Zootopia

Best Foreign Language Film

Nominees: Divines, Elle, Neruda, The Salesman, Toni Erdmann

Winner: Elle

Best Original Score

Nominees: Arrival, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Moonlight

Winner: La La Land

Best Original Song

Nominees: “Can’t Stop the Feeling” (Trolls), “City of Stars” (La La Land), “Faith” (Sing), “Gold” (Gold), “How Far I’ll Go” (Moana)

Winner: “City of Stars”


Best Television Series – Drama

Nominees: The Crown, Game of Thrones, Stranger Things, This Is Us, Westworld

Winner: The Crown

Best Television Series – Comedy

Nominees: Atlanta, Black-ish, Mozart in the Jungle, Transparent, Veep

Winner: Atlanta

Best Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Nominees: American Crime, The Dresser, The Night Manager, The Night Of, The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Winner: The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story

Best Actor – Drama Series

Nominees: Rami Malek (Mr. Robot), Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul), Matthew Rhys (The Americans), Liev Schreiber (Ray Donovan), Billy Bob Thornton (Goliath)

Winner: Billy Bob Thornton

Best Actress – Drama Series

Nominees: Caitriona Balfe (Outlander), Claire Foy (The Crown), Keri Russell (The Americans), Winona Ryder (Stranger Things), Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld)

Winner: Claire Foy

Best Actor – Comedy Series

Nominees: Anthony Anderson (Black-ish), Gael Garcia Bernal (Mozart in the Jungle), Donald Glover (Atlanta), Nick Nolte (Graves), Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent)

Winner: Donald Glover

Best Actress – Comedy Series

Nominees: Rachel Bloom (Crazy Ex-Girlfriend), Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep), Sarah Jessica Parker (Divorce), Issa Rae (Insecure), Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin), Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish)

Winner: Tracee Ellis Ross

Best Actor – Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Nominees: Riz Ahmed (The Night Of), Bryan Cranston (All the Way), Tom Hiddleston (The Night Manager), John Turturro (The Night Of), Courtney B. Vance (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Winner: Tom Hiddleston

Best Actress – Limited Series or Movie Made for Television

Nominees: Felicity Huffman (American Crime), Riley Keough (The Girlfriend Experience), Sarah Paulson (The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), Charlotte Rampling (London Spy), Kerry Washington (Confirmation)

Winner: Sarah Paulson

Best Supporting Actor – Series, Limited Series, or Movie Made for Television

Nominees: Sterling K. Brown (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), Hugh Laurie (The Night Manager), John Lithgow (The Crown), Christian Slater (Mr. Robot), John Travolta (The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story)

Winner: Hugh Laurie

Best Supporting Actress – Series, Limited Series, or Movie Made for Television

Nominees: Olivia Colmaan (The Night Manager), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), Chrissy Metz (This Is Us), Mandy Moore (This Is Us), Thandie Newton (Westworld)

Winner: Olivia Colman

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Christopher Campbell began writing film criticism and covering film festivals for a zine called Read, back when a zine could actually get you Sundance press credentials. He's now a Senior Editor at FSR and the founding editor of our sister site Nonfics. He also regularly contributes to Fandango and Rotten Tomatoes and is the President of the Critics Choice Association's Documentary Branch.